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The purpose of the Arts Policy is to promote social, cultural, economic and environmental well-being in accordance with the Local Government Act 2002 through the facilitation, support, promotion, regulation, and in some cases, the direct provision of public arts within the Napier community. The policy is a consolidated document which reviews the arts and art deco heritage activities that Council is currently involved in, provides a decision making framework for Council, and seeks to provide a consistent and integrated approach to the delivery of Council services in areas of arts and art deco heritage.
Napier City Council endeavours to provide a safe and secure environment to protect its staff, customers and the interests of our ratepayers. Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras are installed and operated at a number of locations.
This policy is to meet the requirements of sections 131, 132 and 132A of the Building Act 2004 (the Act) for territorial authorities to adopt a policy on dangerous, affected and insanitary buildings. This is a review of existing policy under Schedule 1AA of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016.
This policy sets out the development and financial contributions payable, specifies how and when they are to be calculated and paid, and summarises the methodology and rationale used in calculating the level of contributions.
This policy provides clear guidance to the public and Council staff involved in the administration of the Dog Control Act 1996. It sets out a variety of mechanisms that will be used in the day to day activity of dog control in Napier City.
This policy applies to the whole of the Napier District. This policy does not apply to the sale and supply of alcohol which is regulated under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
This policy outlines the parameters within which a childcare allowance may be utilised by the elected members of Napier City Council.
The purpose of this policy is to outline the history and appropriate usage of the Napier City Coat of Arms, the Napier City Council logo and Office of the Mayor logo. This policy also provides information on the Napier City flag (coat of arms), the Napier City flag (heraldic), the Napier City Council branding flag, and guidelines for display and use of these flags, as well as the New Zealand ensign.
Under the above legislation, Napier City Council has a duty to protect and manage risks to the potable water it supplies to residents and customers. The use of fire hydrants connected to the water supply system can pose a risk to the quality and quantity of water supplied to residents and customers. This policy outlines the measures taken to manage: • the risk of contamination (quality) to Napier City’s potable water supply from those using fire hydrants. • the quantity of water taken from fire hydrant in order to reduce or eliminate pressure variations in the wider water system • risk and damage to the water supply system.
The primary purpose of footpaths is pedestrian movement which is referred to in this document as "pedestrian-priority". Footpaths can be used for a variety of other activities such as outdoor cafe seating, signs, retail displays and street performances. These activities contribute to the character and vibrancy of our public spaces, but they can also be in conflict with the safe and efficient movement of pedestrians. The Footpath Management Policy provides rules for activities which may be licensed on all Napier's footpaths and it reinforces the pedestrian-priority principle.
The purpose of this policy is to: • Address the cumulative effects that additional opportunities for gambling in the district could present our community • To curb the growth of gambling in the district • To minimise the harm to the community caused by gambling • Control the LOCATION of class 4 gambling and TAB board venues.
Graffiti has been a topic of discussions in the city for a number of years. Methods of response and removing graffiti have evolved over time. It is considered that a policy and methods should now be confirmed.
Inner harbour fees and charges.
The Investment Policy is adopted under Section 102(1) of the Local Government Act 2002 and must state the local authority’s policies in respect of investments.
The purpose of this policy is to outline the terms and conditions on which Council may sell non-strategic land included in the Napier City Council's Investment Property Portfolio. The policy also provides guidance relating to the investment of the proceeds of sale.
This policy is provided in accordance with Section 102 (1) of the Local Government Act 2002 (LGA).
NCC and HDC Joint Local Alcohol Policy LAP 2019
The Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (the Act) establishes the law to apply in responding to requests for information.
Objectives of the Policy: To minimise the potential for adverse effects from the sale of approved psychoactive products in residential, tourism and industrial areas. To minimise the potential for harm to sensitive communities (such as places of worship, family focussed and child focussed areas) from the sale of psychoactive products.
The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance for staff on public petitions and displays in the Napier libraries.
This policy describes the criteria for the postponement of rates regarding farmland, the elderly and special circumstances.
Policy on Rates Postponement for Maori Freehold Land
To enable Council to remit all or part of the rates on a rating unit under Section 85 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 where a rates remission policy has been adopted and the conditions and criteria in the policy are met.
The purpose of this policy is to provide principles to guide the remuneration of NCC employees.
The Revenue and Financing Policy sets out how the Council funds each activity it is involved in.
Sewer connections provide residential dwellings and commercial industry businesses with a connection to the public sewer rectification for a disposal system.
The purpose of this Shade Policy is to reduce the impacts of sun exposure and support Napier City Council's outcomes to provide infrastructure and services to support good health and wellbeing; and safe and accessible recreational facilities.
Napier City Council has developed this policy to enable Council and our communities to identify the degree of significance attached to particular issues, proposals, assets, decisions and activities. Provide clarity about how and when communities can expect to be engaged in decisions made by Council. Inform Council from the beginning of a decision-making process about the extent, form and type of engagement required.
Hastings District and Napier City Councils Smokefree Policy focuses on where people are requested not to smoke. Whether people choose to become smokefree is outside the scope of this policy.
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